It's back to school for the start of a new term. Indigo's returning after a bout of glandular fever and is dreading it. Rose is worrying about Indigo--and her new glasses. Saffy is busy dictating Rose's homework answers, while Caddy agonizes over ways to dump her current boyfriend. And their mother, Eve, is busy trying to dry her latest painting with a hairdryer. Some things never change. But this term Tom has joined Indigo's class. And that will make all the difference . . .
by Hilary McKay
by Sophia Bennett
by Kirsty McKay
by Hilary Mantel
by Hilary Tindle
by Becky Wade
by William W. Johnstone, J.A. Johnstone
by Elmer Kelton
by Cynthia Rylant
"In this companion novel to SAFFY'S ANGEL, the eclectic Casson family again grapples with their notions of family and belonging. Now it's Indigo who navigates the stormy waters of the school scene, desperately warding off bullies while championing both his new friendship with an American student and the pluckiness of his sister, Rose. Helen Lederer maintains a pace as brisk as the action. She exudes individuality for each character. As Indigo, she can be perplexed or outraged as each new situation merits. When she portrays Rose, her letters to Daddy are laugh-out-loud funny. As the defiant and hurting Tom, she adds a distinguishing American "r." As Eve, she's as spacey as a mother could be. A.R. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"
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